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IMPORTANT: This article contains information about editing the registry.Before you edit the registry, you should first make a backup copy of theregistry files (System.dat and User.dat). Both are hidden files in theWindows folder.
You cannot prevent Windows from saving your settings when you exit.
The Windows user interface does not include a way to prevent savingyour settings when you exit.
NOTE: For information about how to edit the registry, view the "ChangingKeys And Values" online Help topic in Registry Editor (Regedit.exe). Notethat you should make a backup copy of the registry files (System.dat andUser.dat) before you edit the registry.
WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems thatmay require you to reinstall Windows 95. Microsoft cannot guarantee thatproblems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can besolved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To prevent your settings from being saved, add (or modify) the